Winnebago County Elder Law Attorneys | Medicaid Lawyers Winnebago County, IL

Winnebago County Elder Law Attorneys | Medicaid Lawyers Winnebago County, IL

Our Winnebago County elder law attorneys offer experienced, affordable, and comprehensive senior planning. We will help you prepare your financial matters and probate proceedings to help ensure you and your family's needs are met. We will give you peace of mind and see that your estate planning is treated with the attention and care you and your family deserve.

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The purpose of a free consultation is to determine whether our firm is a good fit for your legal needs. Although we often discuss expected results and costs, our attorneys do not give legal advice unless and until you choose to retain us. Although most consultations are complimentary, some may carry a charge depending on the type of matter and meeting location.

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O'Flaherty Law of Winnebago County

6785 Weaver Rd., Unit 2B Rockford, IL 61114

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(815) 883-6310

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rockford@oflaherty-law.com

Hours: 9 am - 7 pm Monday - Friday 11 am - 3pm Saturday 11 am - 2 pm Sunday

See below for our other locations. If our office locations are not convenient for you, we are happy to speak with you by phone.  ​​​

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Kevin O'Flaherty oversees all legal matters and is actively involved in making sure every client's case, big or small, is handled with excellence and attention to detail. He is available to contact through phone and email and his rates are available upon request.

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Elder Law & Medicaid Planning in Winnebago County

For low income individuals, Medicaid is a health insurance program that mot only covers the elderly, but children as well. For the elderly to be eligible for assisted living, nursing, or in-home care, thy must have limited assets and income. In this article, our Winnebago County Medicaid planning attorneys explain the Medicaid eligibility and requirements and the Medicaid look-back period.

Read more about Medicaid eligibility by our Winnebago County elder law lawyers about how to plan for long-term care and Medicaid. 

In this video, Winnebago County elder law attorney Kevin O'Flaherty discusses medicaid eligibility requirements and the look-back period.

Avoiding Costly Guardianship Proceedings in Winnebago County

If a person becomes mentally incompetent through disease, injury or old age, their immediate family can't simply take over the management of their major life decisions or financial affairs. In this article, our Winnebago County elder law attorneys explain how Powers of Attorney (POA) can help avoid the costly and time consuming process of guardianship proceedings by directly stipulating who will handle the affairs in case of incapacity or disability.

Read the full article by our Winnebago County elder law attorneys about how guardianship proceedings can be avoided by using Powers of Attorneys.

In this video, Winnebago County elder law attorney Kevin O'Flaherty discusses how using healthcare Powers of Attorney helps to avoid costly guardianship hearings.

The 8 Goals Of A Good Estate Plan

In this article, our Winnebago County elder law attorneys discuss how trusts are used in order to prevent probate proceedings.

Probate matters see the courts distributing assets of a deceased individuals' estate to heirs and creditors. Probate proceedings are a long and costly process and can be avoided by implementing a revocable living trust that transfers money and other estate assets to it during a lifetime.  The revocable living trust is a legal entity that owns the assets and property during the creator's lifetime. That creator has control of it while they are alive and can stipulate what happens to those assets upon their death.

Read the full article by our Winnebago County elder law attorneys about what having a great estate plan can accomplish for you and your family.  

In this video, Winnebago County elder law attorney Kevin O'Flaherty discusses how using healthcare Powers of Attorney helps to avoid costly guardianship hearings.

Our Winnebago County elder law attorneys are happy to meet with you in Sangamon County, Will County, McHenry County, Kane County, Kendall County, Grundy County, Kankakee County, Dekalb County, LaSalle County, at our offices in Chicago, Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Naperville, Lake in the Hills, Tinley Park, St. Charles or any other location convenient to you.

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